July 22- Omnicom Group Inc, the No.1 U.S. advertising company, said it was sticking with its annual organic revenue growth target, showing little effect from its aborted $35 billion merger with France's Publicis Groupe. Omnicom shares, which have gained 9 percent since the deal fell apart in May, rose as much as 1.4 percent on Tuesday.» Read More
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May 19- French advertising agency Publicis Groupe SA and Facebook Inc have struck a multi-year digital marketing deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Publicis Groupe has won a digital marketing deal with Facebook worth about $500 million including spending, Ad Age reported Monday.
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NEW YORK/ LONDON May 11- The collapse of the $35 billion merger of New York- based Omnicom with France's Publicis is likely to lead the world's biggest ad agencies to think small as they try to counter the challenge from internet giants like Google.
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LONDON/ NEW YORK/ PARIS May 9- The $35 billion merger of U.S.-based Omnicom and France's Publicis collapsed on Friday after a battle for control destroyed plans to create the world's largest advertising agency. "I have not been able to convince John that balance is balance," Publicis Chief Executive Maurice Levy said of his Omnicom counterpart John Wren.
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LONDON/ NEW YORK/ PARIS, May 1- Publicis and Omnicom have lost more than $1.5 billion of client work in recent weeks and face a fight to retain billions more, including a huge Samsung contract, just as the two advertising firms struggle to keep their merger on track.